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It doesn’t matter whether you give a hoot about pickup trucks or not. It doesn’t even matter whether you care so little about cars you don’t know the name of the model you’re presently driving. Whatever your thoughts about our shared automotive universe and your place within it, you need to pay attention to this: Ford has just unveiled its 2004 F-150 pickup. The world’s most mass-produced vehicle, the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. for the last 20 years — with over 26 million sales on its tally sheet — has just been completely reengineered from scratch and reborn.

The deck is loaded and the stakes couldn’t be higher. As any vaguely aware person can tell you, Ford is on the ropes. The F-150 is the company’s crown jewel and cash cow all rolled into one big safety net. The timing is excruciating: Either the redefined F-150 will tide its masters over and even turn back the surging flood of red ink; or it will disappoint its loyalists, succumb to its rivals and slip heartbreakingly off its perennial throne.

Brave bets

If the consequences weren’t so dire, the debut of such an important new vehicle would be an automotive soap opera of the first magnitude. Staring fate and fortune in the teeth, Ford has made several brave bets with their new F-150.

2004 Ford F-150

2004 Ford F-150

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For instance, the two-door Ford pickup is a thing of the past. Every 2004 F-150 now boasts a four-door cab, whether it’s a Regular Cab, SuperCab, or SuperCrew. What this means is that all cabs are six inches longer than before so that even the Regular Cab, with its pair of opposing-hinge access doors, features nine to ten cubic feet of stow space behind the front bench seat. With the SuperCab, you get roomier bench seating for three in the back; with the SuperCrew, you’re essentially driving a cozy four-door SUV. Opt for the front bench, in fact, and you can travel as a party of six.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
2004 Ford F-150 Supercab 145" XLT

For 11 years we have enjoyed comfort, reliabilty,21 MPG hwy, 15 in town with regular services.

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dependability, and performance beyond what I expected. Regular service with no major repairs. Ford dealers have serviced my truck and no problems. My brakes have lasted for 80 miles before change and driven... + More »
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Tuesday, October 18, 2016
2016 Ford F-150 4WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat

It is a very pleasant p/up to live with. the crew cab is very roomy and comfortable, lot of accomodations .

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I choose the 5 L v-8 for his relyability and performances. I found the M/P quiet good with 15.77 miles like 60% highway 40% city. The most uncomfortable thing about this P/Up is that it takes too much room... + More »
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Saturday, October 8, 2016
2016 Ford F-150 4WD SuperCrew 157" XLT

Gas mileage not as advertised.

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2016 2.7L gas mileage not as advertised. Start stop is Annoying, best gas mileage I've gotten around town is 16.7 19 Highway with 5,000 miles, I was really hoping for better!!! In my opinion your better off... + More »
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